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Obama, Suu Kyi: Friends with disagreements

POLITICO - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:14am
The Burmese dissident says she has "great confidence" that the U.S. support will continue.
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Defiant Obama: I will use my power

POLITICO - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:12am
He says lawmakers can't expect him "to stand by with a broken system in perpetuity."
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Goldman recasts reputation to woo talent

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:09am
In recruiting programmers from elite universities, Wall Street runs up against the idea that Silicon Valley is the technological promised land. NYT reports.
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Euro zone GDP beats expectations

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:56am
Investors breathed a sigh of relief on Friday, as data revealed that the euro zone economy grew more than expected in the third quarter.
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Silver: US should legalize sports betting

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:47am
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver called on Congress to pass legislation that would let states legalize and regulate sports betting across the U.S.
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Warren to oppose Weiss as Treasury undersecretary

POLITICO - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:30am
It's another sharp-elbowed move.
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Christie's temperament spooks Wall Street

POLITICO - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:03am
Many big donors consider him a risky political investment.
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What can the West do to stop Putin?

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:00am
Only three business sectors matter to the Kremlin, and the West is hard-pressed for new ways to penalize any of them.
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How cheap gas is saving restaurants

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:00am
There's good news for the dining-out industry: jobs creation is improving, lower gas prices and seats are filling up at restaurants.
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Pfizer, aid groups to offer contraceptive

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:54am
A major collaboration between Pfizer and several global aid groups is aiming to provide financing to make a new version of an injectable contraceptive, the NYT reports.
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Surgeon infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:22am
A surgeon infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone will be flown to the University of Nebraska Medical Center for treatment.
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Oil set for further fall in 'new chapter'

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:03am
A dramatic fall in the price of oil in recent months shows no signs of ending, according to the IEA.
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The Onion looks at sale: Report

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:44am
The owner of the satirical news site the Onion is looking at a possible sale, according to a Bloomberg report.
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Starbucks' Dutch tax deal may be illegal: EU

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:49am
Starbucks' tax deal with Dutch authorities may be illegal state aid, European Union antitrust regulators said on Friday.
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How big data could help tackle Ebola

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:50am
A tweet or phone call could be the answer to containing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, according to mobile researchers .
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ISIS declares its own currency

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:36am
The Islamic State of Iraq has declared plans to mint its own money. The FT reports.
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Obama to allow immigrants to stay in US

CNBC - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:09am
President Obama will announce as soon as next week a broad overhaul of the nation's immigration enforcement system. The NYT reports.
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Obama, Down but Not Out, Presses Ahead

The New York Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:47am
Following deep losses in the midterm elections, President Obama has flexed his muscles on climate change, immigration and Internet neutrality.

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National Briefing | Plains: Nebraska: Center to Treat Ebola Patient

The New York Times - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:35am
An Ebola patient in Sierra Leone will be transported to a hospital on Saturday if he is healthy enough to make the trip, hospital officials said.

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Cold, dead hands: Buffalo to seize guns from families following owners' funerals

FOX News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:00am
Gun-rights advocates are criticizing the Buffalo police commissioner who said last week that his department will start enforcing a little-known state law that enables law enforcement to take guns from residents who died and had pistol permits. 
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